Instruction and Tours Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School Atlantic Climbing School Bar Harbor Bicycle Shop Down East Nature Tours Kebo Valley Golf Club Kind Cycle Acadia & Island Tours Oli's Trolley Acadia and Bar Harbor Tours Acadia Bike & Canoe The Cat (Bay Ferries Limited) Coastal Kayaking Tours Diver Ed Live Underwater Video Tours Island Adventures Sea Kayaking Lulu Lobster Boat Ride National Park Sea Kayak Tours Sea Venture Custom Boat Tours More Attractions Abbe Museum The Abbe Museum is dedicated to furthering the understanding and appreciation of Maine's Native American cultures, history and archaeology through exhibitions, educational programs and research. A private, not-for-profit institution, the museum is devoted solely to preserving and celebrating the heritage of all four Native communities in Maine: Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot. Acadia National Park Natural History Museum At College Of The Atlantic Oceanarium & Lobster Hatchery Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf Acadia National Park Outdoor Recreation Center Atlantic Brewing Company Bar Harbor Brewing Co. & Soda Works Bar Harbor Whale Museum Bar Harbor Historical Society Arts and Entertainment Bar Harbor Music Festival Criterion Theatres, Inc. Arcady Music Festival Carmen Verandah Maine Lobster And Fish Company Bark Harbor Domus Isle Grandfather's Collection
198 Main St. , Bar Harbor.
Daily 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. in season.
Avail. off-season. 207-866-7562
Full service climbing shop.
Professional climbing instruction & guiding for all levels in Acadia for half, full & multiple days. Instructors blend years of climbing experience with guide education to provide comprehensive instruction tailored to individuals, family, and small groups. AMGA accredited climbing school employing Maine's only certified guides.
207-288-2521 Open daily - May to October.
PO Box 6003, 24 Cottage Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Learn to rock climb on the spectacular granite sea cliffs of Acadia National Park. Climbing since 1974. Safe, professional instruction for anyone from complete beginners to advanced climbers of any age or fitness level. Courses are small, personalized and tailored to suit each client. All equipment is provided. Individuals, families and groups welcome.
During season we're open daily 8am-8pm. Open March - December.
141 Cottage St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Rentals, sales and repairs. Reasonable mountain bike and road bike rentals starting for 1/2 day and full day; multi-day rates are also available. Helmets, locks, maps and child seats are included.
P.O. Box 521, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Personalized nature tours for individuals, couples, families and small groups. Bicycle, hiking and cross-country ski tours; 1/2 day & full day, camping and more. We help you discover the flora and fauna of Mt. Desert Island and Down East Maine with special emphasis on native birds. Bald Eagles, Osprey, Shore-birds, Warblers. A truly unique and enjoyable learning experience.
Public welcome. Spring, Summer, Fall. Open Daily.
100 Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
For over 100 years members and visitors have been attracted to the challenges of the finest 18 holes of championship golf in Maine. Rich in tradition, each hole has been carved into the mountains creating spectacular scenery. Our expert PGA staff is always ready to make your day a memorable occasion. Fully modern clubhouse for banquets & lunch on the deck.
108 Cottage St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Quadracycles and mopeds. Quadracycles are 4-wheel cycles. They're a safe and comfortable way to ride the carriage roads of Acadia Nat'l Park. We offer delivery to a Carriage Road Entrance. We have 2-Seat, Single Seat, Kids Quads, trailers and infant seats. We offer hourly, half-day and whole-day rentals. Perfect for everyone, regardless of skill level! We now offer mopeds and scooters. Reservations suggested.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Tickets at 1 West Street, Harbor Place Building. Next to Town Pier, Acadia Rest., 62 Main St. or aboard the trolley
Tour Daily, May thru October, 10 & 11:30 a.m., 2 & 3:30 p.m.
It looks like a trolley; but it is a modern, comfortable luxury bus. Climb aboard, and take an historical tour of days gone by. Catch a glimpse of the cottage days of Bar Harbor with whimsical tales of a lost era. Then tour the highlights of Acadia National Park. Fun for the whole family. 2 1/2 or one hour trolley tours with stops for walks and pictures.
Tours daily 10 & 2 May - Oct.
Ticket sales: 53 Main St. Ticket Sales, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Bar Harbor and Acadia's premier sightseer: 2 1/2 hours of the best sights, sounds & stories available with 3 - 15 minute stops in Acadia National Park. Tour includes Bar Harbor, the mansions, Cadillac Mountain., Park Loop Rd., Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, Otter Cliffs, etc. Native naturalists give thorough and humorous narrative.
Located in downtown Bar Harbor, across from the post office. Open daily at 8am.
48 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Acadia Bike features the largest bicycle rental fleet in New England. Enjoy Acadia's natural wonders as you pedal the car-free carriage roads or Ocean Drive. Bicycles (all new each summer) are meticulously maintained and custom-fitted to ensure you'll have a great ride. All sizes available, plus tandems, trailers & kids' bikes at special low rates.
121 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Ferry service to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Casino, dining, duty free shopping, movies, bar. June 1 - October 15. Daily 6am-10pm.
48 Cottage St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Open every day at 8a.m.
Mt. Desert Island's kayaking company offers group tours and highly personalized service. Up to 15 departures daily. Trips from two-and-a-half hours to three days. Families welcome, no experience necessary. Located in downtown Bar Harbor, across from the post office.
2 1/2hr trips, Mon-Sat. 11am & 2:30pm.
Memorial Day weekend-Columbus Day.
PO Box 860, Bar Harbor Inn Pier, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Great for families! Journey to the bottom of the sea-without getting wet! Among spectacular coastal scenery, you will stay aboard the 50' motor vessel Seal & dive into Maine's only underwater sightseeing trip. After a short boat ride, Diver Ed suits up & you push him overboard. Watch on a 4' screen as he maneuvers a digital video camera. Back on board, Diver Ed empties his catch bag of fascinating sea creatures for you to hold and see up close.
Call for reservations
137 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Island Adventures offers half day, two and a half-hour, and sunset tours daily, with Custom Group Tours also available. Some of Acadia's most experienced Registered Maine Guides want to share our region's beauty by sea kayak. No experience is necessary and beginners are always welcome. To ensure you get the attention you deserve we run small groups, (six couples max). Come with us and experience an adventure of a lifetime.
Lulu's 2-hr. tour takes 6 people at a time for this unique cruise.
Bar Harbor Regency Dock, 123 Eden St., Bar Harbor, ME 046
Discover Frenchman Bay's best kept tour boat secret. Lulu, a traditional Downeast wooden lobster boat previously in Hancock, now cruises out of Bar Harbor. See an up-close demonstration of lobster fishing, look for seals and share Captain John's interest in nature and local history/folklore.
207-288-0342/ or 800-347-0940
Call for rates.
39 Cottage Street (Next to Criterion Movie Theatre), Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Everything provided for an all-inclusive price. Reservations suggested. Open Daily 8am-8pm, 7-days. Open June - Sept.
Personalized (6 couples maximum) 1/2 day am; pm , Sunset Guided Sea Kayak Tours. See seals, eagles, porpoises, seabirds, other Marine life. Paddle along Acadia's coastline/islands in stable two-person ocean style kayaks. A fun, safe, & simple activity for beginners & experienced alike. Registered Maine Guides.
Affordable prices. Free no-hassle parking.
RR#1, Box 1224, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Captain Winston Shaw, an expert naturalist with 23 years of local experience, offers unique private boat tours for individuals and families of up to 6. Wide variety of enjoyable 1 to 8 hour trips custom designed around your interests and timetable. Discover eagles, seals, loons, and other fascinating wildlife, along with spectacular sea cliffs, secluded coves, picturesque island lighthouses, and breathtaking sunsets.
The Abbe is located at Sieur de Monts Spring in Acadia National Park. The museum is a five-minute drive south of Bar Harbor, just off the Park Loop Road and off Route 3. It is on Mount Desert Island, which is joined to the mid-coast mainland by a causeway. A second, year-round facility is currently under construction in downtown Bar Harbor. (207) 288-3519
One of the smaller National Parks in the country, Acadia is one of the most heavily visited. There are 17 high points of land with Cadillac mountain being the highest on the east coast. There are numerous lakes in the park, with Eagle Lake, the gem when viewed from the summit of Cadillac. The views of the ocean from the summit are breathtaking. Acadia is a combination of attractions that make it unique as a destination.
Route 3 between downtown and the ferry terminal. Open Monday-Saturday, 10AM-5PM, high season. Call for off season times.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
The Natural History Museum investigates and interprets the natural history of Maine. The Museum is housed in the original headquarters of Acadia National Park, renovated and expanded to provide a unique site for exhibits, programs and activities. A museum store offers quality books, toys, cards and other keepsakes.
Rt. 3, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Combination tickets available.
Enjoy an up-close experience with marine life. At the oceanarium on Rt. 3 see a seal program, take a guided tour of a salt marsh and the Maine Lobster Museum. At the working lobster hatchery we take you on a fascinating tour to see mother lobsters & baby lobsters & the hatchery process.
Open mid April-mid Oct. 9am-11pm.
Route 3, RR2 Box 1150, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
There's really no adventure like Pirate's Cove! Come test your skills on 36 challenging holes and explore the wonderful hideout of Pirates! At Pirate's Cove you putt your way through mountain caves, over foot bridges and under waterfalls. Located just 4 miles from downtown Bar Harbor on Rt. 3.
1 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Tour the island and surrounding areas by water. Guided sea kayak tours depart from the waterfront location next to the Bar Harbor pier. If lakes & ponds are more your style, acanoe and kayak rental facility is located at the tip of Long Pond. If you prefer to stay dry, explore the carriage roads within Acadia National Park by renting either a mountain or hybrid bike from the Bar Harbor location which is only 1 mi from the Carriage Rd. entrance.
RR1 Box 2810 Knox Rd, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Visit the estate brewery located just outside of Bar Harbor. Three free brewhouse tours at 2, 3 & 4PM daily, and free tastings every 1/2 hour, starting at noon in the gift shop. Learn about brewing, how our root beer is made, and enjoy a pint in the quiet Maine woods. Bring your family to our estate & our open air tavern, serving food from 11:30 to closing and a Brewer's Barbecue on Saturdays.
The microbrewery is 5 minutes from downtown Bar Harbor. Follow Main St. to Rte. 3 East. It's on the left, 3 miles past Jackson Laboratory. Don't miss Bar Harbor's unique microbrewery.
Tour, taste & talk beer (free) with award winning brewer Tod Foster. Taste World Beer Champions Cadillac Mountain. Stout & Thunder Hole Ale, the beers that beat Guinness, Samuel Smith, Newcastle, Sam Adams & Shipyard. There's homemade Bar Harbor Root Beer & Blueberry Soda for the children.
52 West St.
33 Ledgelawn Ave.
59 Cottage St.
35 Cottage St., Po Box 242
PO Box 780/93 Cottage St.
119 Main St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Carmen Verandah features live music 2-3 nights a week, Bar Harbor's largest dance floor, pool tables, and great food. Our open air verandah overlooks the village green and is perfect for lunch, or dinner and then dancing. No covers, just great original blues, rock, funk & jazz. Also featuring Miss Hylies Tuesday Show and great DJ nights. Something happening every night!
207-288-0188 or 877-887-4460
Open 7 days a week! Open Year Round.
1 West Street at Harbor Place, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Maine Lobsters shipped fresh daily, worldwide! Usually within 24 hrs. Wide variety of seafood, wholesale and retail.
Open Year Round.
200 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Bark Harbor carries a complete line of dog and cat theme gifts and accessories. From jewelry to art, designer ceramics to plush animals. Pet supplies and gourmet treats are also available.
On Main Street across from the Village Green.
134 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Domus Isle offers a myriad of fountains, outstanding collection of CDs and cassettes, aromatherapy candles and personal care products. Now carrying fine wine, crystal, and accessories
Open year round.
PO Box 1357, Ellsworth, Me 04605
Grandfather's collection offers photographic reproductions from original antique glass plate negatives. Late 1800/early 1900 images feature lobsterman, schooners and lighthouses off the coast of Maine. Images are matted and backed with museum quality material and are sold In 8x10, 11x14, and 16x20 sizes. Prices include shipping in the United States.
Instruction and Tours
Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School
Atlantic Climbing School
Bar Harbor Bicycle Shop
Down East Nature Tours
Kebo Valley Golf Club
Acadia & Island Tours Oli's Trolley
Acadia and Bar Harbor Tours
Acadia Bike & Canoe
The Cat (Bay Ferries Limited)
Coastal Kayaking Tours
Diver Ed Live Underwater Video Tours
Island Adventures Sea Kayaking
Lulu Lobster Boat Ride
National Park Sea Kayak Tours
Sea Venture Custom Boat Tours
The Abbe Museum is dedicated to furthering the understanding and appreciation of Maine's Native American cultures, history and archaeology through exhibitions, educational programs and research. A private, not-for-profit institution, the museum is devoted solely to preserving and celebrating the heritage of all four Native communities in Maine: Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot.
Acadia National Park
Natural History Museum At College Of The Atlantic
Oceanarium & Lobster Hatchery
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf
Acadia National Park Outdoor Recreation Center
Atlantic Brewing Company
Bar Harbor Brewing Co. & Soda Works
Bar Harbor Whale Museum
Bar Harbor Historical Society
Arts and Entertainment
Bar Harbor Music Festival
Criterion Theatres, Inc.
Arcady Music Festival
Maine Lobster And Fish Company